Armistice Day Memorial to Soldiers from Berrien County, GA Killed During WWI » Arthur Harpen ~ WWI ~ Berrien County, GA

Enigma, Ga.

Private Harpen entered service August 8, 1918. Was attached to 2nd Company, Coast Artillery Corps, Over-seas Replacement Draft, Ft. Screven, Ga. Embarked for over-sea service in September, 1918, sailing on the ill-fated transport “Otranto,” which was sunk off the Scottish Coast in a collision October 6, 1918. Private Harper was one of the soldiers drowned.

1 Comment

  1. October 14, 2013 at 7:32 pm

    There was a typo in the Georgia WWI Memorial Book. This soldier’s name was Arthur Harper.

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